Who Is Miranda Harcourt? Details Regarding Her Marital Life
Behind successful actors/actresses, there are acting coaches who directly or indirectly help them uplift their acting careers. Like others, Miranda Harcourt is also the one who has coached various showbiz artists in boosting their acting careers. The Wellington native Harcourt served as the Head of Acting Department at Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School.
Similarly, coach Miranda has taught at NYU Tisch School of Arts, Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS), etc. Miranda said, “In my work with actors and directors, I aim to empowering creatives to realize their own talent. I have developed a series of tools and exercises for use in rehearsal and on-set that get actors to where they need to be, fast.”
Besides being a trainer, Miranda also has acting experience. She has been featured in several movies and TV shows. Her role in the TV series Gloss as Gemma helped her receive a nomination for Film and TV Awards for Best Actress. Likewise, Harcourt was honored with the New Zealand Order Of Merit for her contribution to the theatre.
Miranda Harcourt’s Present Marital Status
Miranda Catherine Millais Harcourt is a happily married woman. She is in a marital relationship with her beloved husband, Stuart McKenzie. Harcourt’s spouse McKenzie has also been actively working in the entertainment industry.
How and when Stuart and Miranda met one another is opaque. But their social media posts suggest they dated each other for several years before tieing the wedding knot. The Northman coach Miranda and Stuart exchanged the wedding vowed on February 15, 1992.
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They walked down the wedding aisle in St Peter’s Anglican Church in Willis St, Wellington, where Stuart’s father was ministry. The bride Miranda chooses a blue dress designed by a “theatre designer” on her big day. On the other hand, the groom, Stuart, hitched wearing a black tuxedo, white shirt, and lined tie.
Stuart wished his wife Miranda on ther 27th wedding anniversary by sharing an adorable picture from their wedding day in February 2019 on Instagram. Similarly, Miranda shared a collage picture with her hubby on her verified Instagram account, saying, “StuMir PicFest on the occasion of 27 years… thanks for your wonderfulness @s.a.mckenzie.” As of now, Mr. and Mrs. McKenzie have celebrated their 30 (three-decade) long wedding anniversary, and the bond is still getting stronger.
Who Is Miranda Harcourt’s Husband, Stuart McKenzie?
Stuart McKenzie is a filmmaker who has been credited with several famous movies and TV shows. McKenzie has worked as a director in the short Snap (1994), where Miranda has portrayed her character Isabel. Stuart’s other directorial works include Tough Act (documentary), For Good, The Mouth and The Truth (short). He also served as producer for these works.
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Miranda and Stuart have jointly worked as directors in the fantasy/thriller film The Changeover (2017), the adaption of the novel by Margaret Mahy. The English actor Nicholas Galitzine has played his role in this cinema.
Likewise, Miranda has served as director and writer in the short documentary Voiceover (1996), produced by Stuart. The Voiceover also won the title of Best Short Film at the New Zealand (NZ) Film and Television Awards (1997).
Miranda Harcourt Fame As Celebrity Mother
Miranda not only gathers fame as a professional actress and acting coach, but she is also recognized as the mother of talented and beautiful actress Thomasin McKenzie. Thomasin was born the middle child of Miranda and Stuart on July 26, 2000, in Wellington.
Thomasin has been actively following in his mother’s footsteps since 2012. Her grandmother, Kate Harcourt (from her mother’s side), is also a well-known New Zealand actress. Thomasin and Miranda have worked together as Pixie Hannah and Susan Rolleston in the soap opera Shortland Street.
The British actress Rebecca Harrod has also made her appearance in the psychological horror film Last Night in Soho (2021).
Thomasin is famous for playing Tom in the American drama film Leave No Trace. For the film, she won an award at San Diego Film Critics Society for Best Supporting Actress. Her other movies and TV shows credit includes The King, Jojo Rabit, Last Night in Soho, Life After Life, Lucy Lewis Can’t Lose, etc.
Miranda Harcourt And Stuart Mckenzie, Parents To Other Two Kids
Miranda shared three children with her hubby Stuart. They became parents for the first time by welcoming their son Peter Thomas McKenzie. Similarly, their second child is Thomasin, and they welcomed their third kid, daughter Davida McKenzie.
Stuart and Miranda’s son Peter is studying Master of Arts in Journalism (Politics) at Columbia University, New York. Similarly, Peter completed LLB with First Class Honours in May 2022. Likewise, his official Instagram bio suggests he is a freelance writer based in New Zealand.
Peter has writing experience in newspapers such as The New York Times, The Guardian, and The Listener. Moreover, Peter graduated as a second lieutenant in the Army Reserve from Waiouru Military Camp, the camp of the NZ Army.
On the other hand, their younger daughter Davida is also pursuing an acting career. She has also experienced working as an actress in Silent Night (2021), Overwatch (video game), and Turtle-Bank Hustler (2015). Additionally, Miranda and her spouse Stuart share a healthy bond with their three kids. They even share pictures with them on their official social sites.
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